Sale-a-Bration coming to a close: On Saturday I featured my entry in the Global Stampers Challenge which featured the Hey Chick Stamp Set. The Global Stampers’ challenge for March was any project using a product from Sale-a-Bration. This was such a timely challenge as there are oh so few days left of Sale-a-Bration (SAB) which ends… Read More »
Hey Chick Shaker Card This shaker card was created for the March Global Stampers Challenge. I wanted to use the Hey Chick stamp set, another FREE stamp set from the Sale-a-Bration Catalogue. This stamp set has been one of the most popular – in fact, it sold out within a few days but has now been… Read More »
Crafty Paper Bees Winter Craft Retreat This is a fabulous opportunity to craft, with no ‘hurries or worries’, loads of laughter, whilst sharing ideas with new and old friends, and at the same time enjoying some amazing creative therapy time. Book a table for all your crafting friends. Everyone welcome, no matter what… Read More »
Balloon Adventures Scrapbooking Kit and April Creative Class (rescheduled) I have rescheduled April’s ‘From Picture to Page’ Scrapbooking and Project Life Creative Class to Friday 31 March 2017 (10am-1pm) as I am attending Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage Local at the start of April. This class, featuring the Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper (DSP) and the Balloon Adventures… Read More »
Dragonfly Dreams featuring background techniques -Better than Hallmark Creative Class The Dragonfly Dreams bundle is featured at my technique Creative Class. Time: 10am-12md ($17) and 7pm- 9pm ($17) Friday 24 March 2017 (this class has been rescheduled). The class will be at my studio workshop, Salisbury Required: basic kit# Projects: three technique class featuring backgrounds (stamped, sponged and watercoloured)… Read More »
Tasty Trucks by Stampin’ Up! just keep getting cuter Yesterday I featured my entry in the Global Stampers using Tasty Trucks by Stampin’ Up! It is now time to showcase the projects by other stampers from around the globe. It always amazes how different each of the projects are. Everyone has used a different colouring technique. Fiona’s… Read More »
Delicate Details Stamp Set by Stampin’ Up! can pack a punch! I think that the Delicate Details Stamp Set from the Sale-a-Bration Catalogue is one of those sets that can be easily overlooked. When I first looked at it, I though ‘a bit blah’, it won;t be a favourite and added it to my stash… Read More »
Charity Card Workshop proudly supporting the World’s Greatest Shave This year on Saturday, 11 March 2017 (10am-4pm) the Crafty Paper Bees (my team of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators) will be proudly supporting the Leukaemia Foundation’s Shave for a Cure – World’s Greatest Shave (Help Beat Blood Cancers). This is a cause very close to my heart.… Read More »
Dragonfly Dreams sparkles I needed a special thank you card. Ever since I saw the Hexagon Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, I have had this card in mind. The embossing folder creates such a beautiful texture (which sadly does not show up in this image). My idea was to emboss a piece of Whisper White cardstock,… Read More »
Two new February Classes for Cardmaking just released I am asked regularly how to take your cardmaking to another level – the answer is my Creative Classes for Cardmakers. Classes allow you to play with all the fabulous new products, learn how to use them properly as well as all those tips and tricks to… Read More »
Finally I have been able to automate my blog posts so that they end up in your inbox if you have subscribed to my mailing list. This should start at 6am (Australian time) tomorrow, Thursday 2 February. I apologise in advance just in case things don’t go to plan – technology can sometimes be beyond my control. Let me know if there are any issues and I should be able to fix them.
The stamp set for the Everyday Hero in your life Stampin’ Up! is all about stamp sets and every new catalogue is full of them. I make a list of my favourites but this one, Everyday Hero, certainly jumped out for me. I couldn’t wait to create a card using this set. It is pretty versatile as it… Read More »
This layout features two of my favourite products – Lift Me Up Bundle (Stamp Set and Framelits) and the Carried Away Designer Series Paper from the Sale-a-Bration (SAB) brochure. There is also just a touch of the the metallic ribbon from the SAB brochure. Still can’t get away from the title letters from the Large Letters Framelits – they are always so striking.